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Nothing could be simpler to prepare and have on hand for snacking than two dried apricot halves with just enough cream cheese to hold the walnut in place.
Choose dried apricots that are soft, not hard, as they are easier to work with. For variety, try splitting open dried figs or prunes and continue as follows.
Walnut Seafood Boats
Walnuts are the stars of this updated Chinese dim sum appetizer. A coarse-textured paste made from fresh shrimp and fish, scented with green onions and fresh ginger, is spooned into bell pepper “boats” and topped with walnut halves. These are best enjoyed served fresh from the oventhey disappear quickly!
Walnut Cluster Snack
This recipe is brought to you by the American Heart Association’s free Simple Solutions program for women, sponsored by the California Walnut Commission. Recipe copyright 2003 by the American Heart Association. Look for other delicious recipes in American Heart Association cookbooks, available from booksellers everywhere.
Clusters of crunchy oats and walnuts baked with tender dried fruit make a great snack on the go.
Walnut, Black Olive, and Dried Tomato Spread
This spread also makes a great dip for raw vegetables. The amount of oil you will need to puree the mixture to a spreadable consistency will depend upon how much oil is in the olives and the tomatoes.
Walnut Berry Bars
These are an easy, fun treat kids can make to share with family and friends. The cranberries and walnuts add texture and color, and the chocolate chip frosting adds chocolate yumminess!
Tropical Walnut Smoothie
This creamy non-dairy smoothie is a SUPER FOODS smoothie. It contains three top SUPER FOODS – oranges (as juice), soybeans (as tofu) and walnuts! Using frozen mango gives it a thicker, ice cream-like consistency.
Triple Play Walnut Crunch
This is a very delicious and versatile cereal.
The Triple Play serving suggestions at the bottom take this into many different directions, fun for kids of all ages! Adding dried blueberries, cranberries or strawberries turns this into a SUPER FOOD cereal with three top SUPERFOODS – oatmeal, berries and walnuts!
Toasty Walnut Hummus
Toast walnuts in 350F oven for 8 minutes or until golden brown. Cool to room temperature. Combine toasted walnuts with oil and garlic and puree…
Spicy Walnut Cereal Nuggets
Preheat the oven to 300F. In a large bowl, blend the honey and oil together until smooth. Add the cereal, oatmeal, walnuts, cinnamon, and salt,…
Southwest Spiced Walnuts
Preheat the oven to 375F. Spread the walnuts on a baking sheet and roast about 5 minutes until golden brown. Place the sugar, salt, garlic…
In a wok, heat oil for deep-frying to 300F over medium heat. Add walnuts and deep-fry, turning frequently, until golden brown, 4 to 5 minutes. …
Spiced California Walnuts
Create simply delicious spiced walnut snacks and appetizers. Adjust the ingredients to create savory, hot or sweet delights.
Savory Ginger Spiced Walnuts
These candied walnuts have the hint of spicy Thai flavors and make a great party or anytime snack, or use them as a topping for salads or an addition to stir-fried vegetables.
Roasted Pepper and Walnut Hummus
Blend in Cuisinart while Cuisinart is going add ¼ cup extra light olive oil Serve with Pita Bread- Yum! Fiesta Market recipe provided courtesy of Chef…
Popcorn Walnut Delight
This American favorite is easy to make at home using walnuts and a light caramel.